Whatever the merits of his political cause, Gilles Duceppe is foremost among current federal leaders in his ability to tell a joke.
At a poorly advertised and sparsely attended news conference in Toronto yesterday, Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe was asked why he had not scheduled a meet-and-greet with “ordinary Ontarians” during a visit to Canada’s largest city in the midst of a tour of English Canada.
“I’m meeting with people who are organizing things, so I didn’t meet with the Association of Ordinary Ontarians,” he quipped, one of the few times he had to speak English.
Looking for more?
Get the best of Maclean's sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for news, commentary and analysis.